Movies like The Return of Tommy Tricker

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The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
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The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
Original name: Le retour des aventuriers du timbre perdu
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as easy as it seems as they soon learn when they try to rescue Charles Merriweather, a stamp traveller frozen in time since his last attempt at stamp- travelling, 65 years ago. But Charles turns out to be a girl, his sister Molly! And she is rapidly turning into an old woman. To find a cure, Tommy takes off in a race against the time that leads him and Molly to the exotic and magical South Pacific islands.
Style: semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, family, youth, friends, rescue, family relations, escapades, disorder, siblings relations, race against time, young heroes, time travel, brother sister relationship, friend, shrinking, danger, imaginary, seal, miniaturization
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pacific ocean

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Most similar movies to The Return of Tommy Tricker

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, adventure, young heroes, youth, danger, friends and family relations mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Return of Tommy Tricker: Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998), The Flying Liftboy (1998), Joey (1997), Napoleon (1995), Bigfoot (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friends, family relations, disorder, young heroes, mischievous children, misfit, getting home, heroes, family, pirate, youth, rescue ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, rescue, child custody, dog, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, child in peril, animal life, friends, kids in trouble, disorder, feral man, dangerous animal, youth, young heroes, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Flying Liftboy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, exciting, sentimental, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elevator, world spanning, adventure, misfit, young heroes, escapades, heroes, youth, family, state affairs, social relations, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: latin america, europe, new york, usa, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, child in peril, friends, animal life, disorder, rescue, babies and infants, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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61%
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Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, golden retriever, family relations, dog, balloon, misfit, rescue, youth, best friends, partners, heroes, getting home ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: forest, friendship, rescue, adventure, friends, school, captivity, youth, sasquatch, rivalry, fish out of water, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Bear with Me (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned bear cub is adopted by little Emily and her family. They name the cub Masha, raise her and release her back into the wild. Three years go by, and Emily is lost deep in the forest. Cold, frightened and alone in the darkness, she falls and ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, sincere
Plot: young heroes, adventure, friendship, missing child, escapades, getting home, family life, forest, deforestation, environmental issue, poacher, animal life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Skippers of the Cameleon (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young boy twins receive a boat of their own by a stroke of luck. It turns out to be very fast and they use their boat to help out their friends.
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, twins, friendship, adventure, family relations, friends, youth, family, escapades, competition, brother brother relationship, mayor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Pippi Goes on Board (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This is the film version which is a compilation of the 1969 TV Series shown in 13 parts. It is therefore technically the "first" Pippi Långstrump film, although it wasn't released as a film until 1973. Pippi lives alone in ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ship, friendship, heist, family life, disorder, friends, family relations, family, mischievous children, heroes, escapades, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
K-9 Adventures: Legend of the Lost Gold (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kassie and her friends stumble across an old, broken pocket watch they begin an unexpected journey to unlock the secret of the legendary Garrison Gold. They'll have to solve riddles and follow clues to find the lost treasure. With the help ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, best friends, young heroes, pets, youth, journey, friendship, rivalry, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Body Troopers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A little kid shrinks himselfs so that he can travel into the body of his grandfather. Here he has to kill the kidney-stone his grandfather is suffering from.
Style: surreal, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family, youth, escapades, chase, young heroes, heroes, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, friendship, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Wrinkle in Time (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 251 min.
Story: Based on a children's series by the same name. Meg and Charles Wallace are aided by Calvin and three interesting women in the search for their father who disappeared during a government experiment. Their travels take them around the universe to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, psychotronic
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: guardian angel, time travel, good versus evil, supernatural, space travel, daring rescue, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, parallel world, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, family relations, friends, friendship, adventure, youth, family, escapades, young heroes, parents and children, mountain, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Charlie, the Lonesome Cougar (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A heartwarming Disney classic in which a cougar, who was rescued as a cub and raised by a group of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, reverts back to his natural instincts, leading to hilarious (and dangerous) consequences.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, wilderness, cougar, orphan, pets, adventure, family, family relations, disorder, animal life, friends, adoption ...
Time: 60s
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Metro Chase (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This family comedy is about, Zack, an 8-year old American boy who is separated from his 18-year old sister, as they arrive in Paris for a family vacation. Seth, and friends track Zack down.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, chase, adventure, young heroes, disorder, kids in trouble, silly humor, child in peril, family relations, friends, crimes, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Free Willy 2 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, family, adventure, rescue, daring rescue, family relations, friend, ocean, island, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Secret Kingdom (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three kids discover a tiny kingdom beneath their kitchen sink and are drawn inside, becoming involved with the miniature world's civil war.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teleportation, shrinking, family relations, revolution, young heroes, heroes, family, rebellion, youth, rescue, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler's ship is captain ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: killer whale, friendship, whale, friends, adventure, ocean, rescue, black market, hunting, family relations, ship, family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
White Wolves II: Legend of the Wild (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a plea-bargain to clear their school records, a group of misfit teens ventures into the majestic but unforgiving wilderness to help a young naturalist save the vanishing wolves. After they encountered unexpected incident, they are aided by the ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, misfit, friends, animal life, family life, teenage life, heroes, adventurer, adventure, family, survival, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hildegarde, a Duck Down Under (2001)
Genre: Family, Adventure
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A family's adventure to save one of their own - their beloved pet duck.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, young heroes, adventure, heroes, rescue, youth, pets, family life, brother brother relationship, smuggling, single parent, family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: little girl, adventure, family relations, family, friendship, rescue, young heroes, superhuman powers, disorder, siblings relations, mischievous children, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, heroes, pets, young heroes, amateur detective, family, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Salt Water Moose (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Bobby and his Mom move from Toronto, away from his dad and his baseball team, to a small town in Nova Scotia, he's picked on by all the local kids, except for Jo. And Jo has also befriended a lonely male moose who lives on an island, and ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, family life, parents and children, island, disorder, friends, animal life, coming of age, family, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, pets, escapades, animal life, silly humor, partners, getting home ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
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The Snow Queen (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When Gerda befriends penniless Kay their growing friendship is cut short as one cold winter night a fragment of glass pierces Kay's eye, turning his heart cold. Enchanted by the Snow Queen he is swept away on her chariot over the glittering ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, sincere
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, escapades, hopes, daring rescue, youth, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Famous Five 2 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For their bicycle tour to Catmoor, the friends Julian, Dick and Anne, their cousin Georgina, called George, and her dog Timmy have long looked forward to. But the camping holiday in the countryside ends with the kidnapping of Dick, confuse the two ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, friends, young heroes, investigation, heroes, family, crimes, escapades, kidnapping, youth, best friends, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Lost Treasure of Sawtooth Island (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Danny Quinn (Seth Bernard) lives with one great dream... he wants to prove his late father was right about a pirate treasure in the depths of Lake Michigan.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, ghost, family relations, treasure map, young heroes, rivalry, odd couple, rescue, heroes, dealing with death, adventure, single parent ...
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%